Family:Whitney, Oliver (1724-1804)

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Oliver6 Whitney (Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Nathaniel5 and Mary (Child) Whitney;[1] born Westborough, MA, Dec 1, 1724;[2] died 18 May 1804, Upton, MA.[3]

Marriage intentions were published 10 Nov 1749, Upton, MA, for him and Dorcas Forbuish "of Westborough".[4] He married 18 Dec 1749, Westborough, MA, Dorcas Forbush,[5] daughter of Thomas and Hannah (Bellows) Forbush.[6] She was born 28 Feb 1727, Westborough, MA,[7] and died about 1811, Upton, MA, in her 85th year.[8]

He saw active service in the Revolutionary war in Capt. Wood's company from Upton. He resided Upton, MA.

Children of Oliver6 and Dorcas (Forbush) Whitney:

i. Oliver7 Whitney, b. 1 Sep 1756, Upton, MA;[9] d. 20 Aug 1833, Upton, MA;[10] unmarried, "aged 80" per Pierce.
ii. Dorcas Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1758, Upton, MA;[11]; d. 3 Sep 1822, Ashfield, MA, aged 64 years; m. 20 Feb 1776, Upton, MA, Stephen Warren,[12] son of Jonas and Lydia (Harrington) Warren.
iii. Lucy Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1760, Upton, MA;[13] m. (int. 17 May 1805, Shrewsbury, MA[14]) 28 Jun 1805, Upton, MA, Abraham Knowlton "of Shrewsbury".[15]
iv. Ezra Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1763, Upton, MA;[16] m.(1) Mary Forbush; m.(2) Olive Bullard.
v. Jacob Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1767, Upton, MA;[17] m. Patty Whipple.

Census

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record.

2.^  "Oliver [Whitney], s. Nathaniel and Mary, [born] Dec. 1, 1724," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903).

3.^  "Oliver [Whitney], [died] May 18, 1804. [in 80th year, G.S.]," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Upton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

4.^  "Olever [Whetney] and Dorcas Forbuish of Westborough, int. Nov. 10, 1749," according to Upton Vital Records.

5.^  "Oliver [Whitney] of Upton and Dorcas Forbush, [married] Dec. 18, 1749," according to Westborough Vital Records, p. 220.

6.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

7.^  "Dorcas [Forbush], d. Thomas and Hannah, [born] Feb. 28 1726-7," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1903), p. 48.

8.^  "Dorcas [Whitney], relict of Oliver, [died] in 85th y. G.S.," according to Upton Vital Records.

9.^  "Oliver [Whitney], s. Oliver and Darcus, [born] Sept. 1, 1756," according to Upton Vital Records, p. 63.

10.^  "Oliver [Whitney], [died] Aug. 20, 1833. C.R.," according to Upton Vital Records, p.

11.^  "Dorcus [Whitney], d. Oliver and Dorcus, [born] Aug. 8, 1758," according to Upton Vital Records, p. 63.

12.^  "Dorcas [Whitney] and Stephen Warren, [married] Feb. 20, 1776," according to Upton Vital Records.

13.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. Oliver and Dorcus, [born] Oct. 18, 1760," according to Upton Vital Records, p. 63.

14.^  "Lucy [Whitney] of Upton and Abraham Knowlton, int. May 17, 1805," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1904).

15.^  "Lucy [Whitney] and Abraham Nowlton of Shrewsbury, [married] June 28, 1805," according to Upton Vital Records.

16.^  "Ezra [Whitney], s. Oliver and Darcus, [born] March 29, 1763," according to Upton Vital Records, p. 63.

17.^  "Jacob [Whitney], s. Oliver and Darcus, [born] Sept. 12, 1767," according to Upton Vital Records, p. 63.


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